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CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
." cramer is giving you a price check on costco. plus, seller's market? real estate stocks have been soaring. tonight cramer turns to the technicals to see if they are built to go higher or if their foundation is no longer stable. all coming up on "mad money." >>> we practice buying homework not buying whole. consider the agricultural space. people in developing countries are eating diets with more and more meat which requires more grain. that is a huge trend but itself it is not enough to own the stocks at any given moment. like i told you last friday, the fertilizer plays are real wild traders. mosaic sells phosphate and potash, two of three primary crop nutrients. now mosaic has run up from the mid 40s to more than $60 that sent crop prices up. revenues that fell 18.7% year over year. the problem, management indicated that demand for their products outpaced their ability to deliver and they said they expect better distribution. so what should we make of this quarter? let's talk to jim, the president and ceo of mosaic company. welcome to "mad money." >> oh, thank you for having us on the s
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
a price check on costco. real estate stocks have been soaring. tonight cramer turns to the technicals to see if they are built to go higher or if they are no longer stable. all coming up on "mad money." i'm bara ck o bama and i approve i'm bara this message. ck o romney: "it's time to stand up to the cheaters" vo: tough on china? not mitt romney. when a flood of chinese tires threatened a thousand american jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters... when he's taking their side? mike rowe here at a ford tell me fiona, who's having a big tire event? your ford dealer. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mind to anyone who might be in the market for a new set of tires? your ford dealer. i'm beginning to sense a pattern. buy four select tires, get a $60 rebate. use the ford ser
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
surrounding a new movie help put it at the top of the box office heap? and are traders hopping in the costco shopping cart? first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's thursday, october 11th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: debate night as vice presidential candidates joe biden and paul ryan square off in primetime. yesteday turned into another downer for the market. alcoa and chevron weighed heavily on the dow. gold ended the session flat and oil dipped by nearly a dollar. and the winter heating outlook is in. following last year's warm winter, some americans will get a sticker shock this year, especially those using heating oil. those bills are projected to rise 20%. lately the hot market has been cooling off. phillip streible of rjo futures joins us. good morning to you. what's your first impression of earnings? > > we've seen a lot of liquidation in the s&p 500 recently. investors are quite concerned about a slowdown in global growth, and also a slowdown in china. we saw alcoa start to com
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
at the preparations under way. we go live to the costco where some supplies are already running low. >> already. at the home depot we were at, they already ran out of generators. people have been talking about the fact that several stores have already run out of water. the reason why at 7:30 tonight, that is an hour before this costco shut down the line to get into the parking lot was spilling all the way out on to the road, all the way back into the intersection. that was at 7:30, an hour before the store closed. tonight, the rush-hour crush was in the cost of parking lot. of-- costco parking lot. imagine what it looks like inside. >> it is worse. people are getting the water. the batteries are going fast. >> she managed to snag all the supplies that she could think of to keep her kids fed with or without electricity. across the area, people are hitting the stores to prepare for what could be historic wild weather. the preparation three days early was still too late. >> no generators. >> you have to work for it open to get one. >> water batteries. some had the essentials. there was the threat
Comedy Central
Oct 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
costco. (laughter) where the iranian delegation has been spotted stocking up on wholesale shampoos. nation, they are seeking to split the atom and now they can prevent split ends. how could obama let this happen! the iranians were at costco because tough economic sanctions have made it difficult for them to get hold of foreign goods or imported products. which explains why their leader has to wear members only jackets from 1982. (laughter) so folks, folks, at costco we have given them unfettered access to america's family pack technology. we'll never cripple their regime with economic isolation now that they have their own 200 count boxes of economy sized advil and bulk bins of nutter butter and great shrink wrap rafts of shrimp cup o noodles. you madmen, they will be able to hide their nuclear facilities inside their giant discarded barrels of kirkland coleslaw. (laughter) oh! oh, don't worry!, don't worry, you say, they don't have enriched uranium yet. well, you know what else costco sells? yellow cake. (laughter) a five pound box for 10.85. for 10.85 if you don't make nukes you'
CNBC
Oct 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
in a and cummins cutting forecasts. >> the consumer appears to be holding up, costco beats thanks to higher membership fees and brisk gas sales and yum skram brands raises earnings growth targets. >> steve ballmer's bonus, is this recognition the company's got more to do for the shareholders. >> the war between walmart and amazon continues to develop, now walmart offering same-day deliverly f ly for a flat fee o. >>> alcoa earned three cents a share for the third quarter compared to expectations of a break even quarter. alcoa lowered global aluminum forecasts citing a slowdown in china. cummines is cutting its sales in profit forecast, announcing plans to cut up to 1,500 jobs by the end of the year. so mishmosh of earnings data, some people may feel good about alcoa but it is what they say about the global economy, what they're seeing in the end markets and how did you interpret that? >> got to go case by case as klaus klein loves to detail case by case, a ceo finally been able to explain the real economier have sups tversus the aluminum company. you buy aerospace and autos in the u.s., for
CNBC
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
inventory there really was to be sold. i had a chance to interview the former costco ceo and asked if the company can make that much money off the staples that they sell. water, batteries, the answer is no. not unless there was other impulse buying by customers when they were there. in fact, i go so far as saying you have a better chance winning at a game of cards than you do at with many of the storm trades that have already happened. and remember, trying to win was ill advised. as ill advised as it might be, here's the bottom line. i have some good stock ideas that can get you the tail wind from the storm later in the show, but believe me, you would never buy these for the storm and they aren't trades. they are investments. the days you can trade off news that already occurred ended a very long time ago. bob in missouri. bob? >> caller: hey, how about a 2013 kansas city royals boo-yeah. >> what's up? >> i'm looking at priceline and expedia and all the hurricane is causing on the east coast with airline travels and hotels and cars. what short-term effect do you feel -- >> temporar
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
are running low. >> we're live outside of the costco in pentagon city. i was down there last night. it was a madhouse. what is it like today? >> there have been a steady stream of people coming in and out of the costco this morning. overnight, they got three big deliveries in anticipation of the storm. shoppers say they are not taking any risks. they are getting ready. the rush is on to stock up before sandy shows up. across the area, residents prepared for what forecasters predict could be wild weather. >> ribs and steak. as long as i have power, there is plenty of tv. >> i tried to come early this morning. >> some people wanted batteries. somewhere after just the essentials. here the generators were already sold out.as the president prepared, so are the utility cos. pepco says they will be ready. >> depending on the damage, we will open additional staging areas to allow us to reach into prince george's county and the district. >> pepco has added 2500 linemen, tree trimmers, and damage assessors. the call centers will have extra people. in maryland, they will bring in extra worker
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
water? costco believe it or not is making pairings possible as abc's john muller shows us. >> reporter: it is famous for stretching the dollar from toilet paper to televisions, t-shirts to t-bones, costco is an american staple for staples. now the retailer known for deep discounts is selling fine art on its website. >> costco sells just about anything. why not? >> reporter: a matisse lithograph for $1,049. andy warhol for more than $1,000. a lot of campbell soup cans. or to put ate nother way, 2,336 rolls of kirkland brand toilet paper. or 187 pounds of cashews. costco says it keeps the cost below those of most art galleries by charging no more than 14% markup on all retail items. business is booming. since the art was first listed two weeks ago. if you go online, you notice all the masterpieces are out of stock, sold out. >> i mean, i like costco, but for fine art, i would rather be in person. >> they're a big company. i would trust to buy fine art from them. >> reporter: the art work will join other luxury offerings, like jewelry and wedding dresses. believe it or not, fine art has b
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 1:40am PDT
the costco shirts. a year's worth of toilet paper. >> hey, girl. >> now they're offering home furnishings. >> those are my dirty socks. be careful now. >> stinky. >> the first man to plunge to earth at the speed of sound. when we come back. >> are you okay? >> oh, lord. ♪ can you take me higher >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. ♪ let's go there thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare p
MSNBC
Oct 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
at the end of the month. >> just to clarify -- >> i'm not done. costco. i don't think we are saying venture capital is bad or doesn't add value to the economy. the question is what kinds of jobs are we adding and what do they deliver for people as well as consumers. workers are consumers. >> all these big companies you mentioned so far, every single one of them provides health care benefits to their associates. the notion -- i tell you, staples, costco, walmart, they all provide that service. >> i beg to differ. if you look at walmart, they get around providing health care for their associates by cutting the hours. >> right. >> they make sure the associates don't work enough hours to actually, you know, be eligible for their health care plan. >> hold on one second. i want to show statistics on wage growth. i want to dig in on this. i think this is essential about what we are talking about when talking about the economy broadly after we take this break. [ male announcer ] kids grow up in no time... marie callender's turkey breast with stuffing is a great reason to slow down. creamy mash pota
CW
Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
another 40 cents. some stations themselves are running on empty. refinery has begun. several costcos have locked up pumps after running out of gas. >> i came to get gas and it's not here. >> reporter: supply is down because a power surge knocked a refinery offline. it's not the only one. conoco phillips are undergoing maintenance. a crude oil pipeline is shut down due to safety problems and the refinery in richmond still hasn't recovered from the fire in august. brace your wallets. >> we have never seen a spike like this. this is new territory. >> reporter: mike has to sell regular unleaded at $4.89 a gallon just to stay afloat. he locked up the pumps because it looked like he was gouging customers. >> i can't afford to pay bills right now. >> reporter: in the bay area prices are up 20 to 30 cents. it's cost the business an extra $700 this week. >> as a person that's in the middle class it's very hard to try to save and have a family in the bay area and keep paying these prices. >> reporter: and so we've called coast of the costcos. looks like serve doing okay for now. but analystst are s
Telemundo
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
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FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
like costco and macy's and nordstrom on the other end. there's pretty good balanced approach makes sense at this point. >> whole foods, why? there's definitely a paradigm shift, we just left the analyst a couple of hours ago at the stock exchange and they talk about organics up 12%. and whole foods stands for organic. >> obviously you like a wal-mart here when you talk about winners. we haven't seen much mna, are there many targets out will? >> that's a good question. i think if there's one name that could get poked here through the end of the year would be big lots. the stock is juniunderperformed. it's a model that needs to get fixed as a private company more than a public company. >> what are the other names that you would avoid? >> i think jcpenney, it's very unclear to me how they're going to move a more affluent customer into their storm which is part of their strategy. that's one name we would avoid. we would also avoid some of the more traditional grocery stores. >>> i tell you what, as i look to the help of the year , i think consumer spending remains aligned with the hous
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> of controversial costco in littled will open a later than planned. -- a controversial costco in wheaton. costco said the delay has do with the gas station that has now run into some fierce opposition around there. time for a check on the traffic situation. >> we are looking at the latest on 395 south at washington boulevard. also seeing some slowed traffic on 66 westbound because of a crash out near manassas. lanes are blocked. the first crash with the two lanes blocked has cleared. the delays from the fairfax county parkway. a pretty serious crash and closures at middlebrook blame. a pedestrian was struck on 270. you can see the ram, this is 118, germantown road. you can see that is closed roadway is closed as well. we are seeing it delays at the at the beltway the 27ng in virginia at leesburg. >> coming up, what one local county is trying a new grading .ystem pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we
CNBC
Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm EDT
. the stock still higher on the day. just a little bit of a selloff. bill. >> i think those costco numbers helped the retailers today as well. a lot of the big box retailers doing well today. we're headi ining toward the cl. about 25 minutes left. we're hovering near the lows of the session with the dow down more than 130 points. >> the latest big company raising its dividend. why isn't that money being used for hiring? we'll look at it next. >>> later, we'll speak exclusively to international paper ceo and find out whether the higher dividend is coming at the expense of adding new employees and more. stay tuned. >>> first, before we go to break, the dividend. which company stock has shot up the most this year? kb moment, smith & wesson or u.s. airways? the dividend pays off after the break. of the most highly recommended bed in america -- the tempur-pedic ergo system. treat yourself to the ultimate sleep experience and save up to $400 during the tempur ergo savings event. plus, visit tempurpedic.com for full details on our 0% apr financing with up to five years to pay. don't wait. the tem
CNBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
thought for a moment that we were going to have maybe a real good day because very early i saw costco report robust numbers. looks like consumers still very much want a bargain. costco is giving you one. no wonder so few members are balk agent the cost in membership duce. i've been a costco shopper of late. last weekend i jammed the aisles with not one, but two shopping carts. i used one of the big orange ones. it was so bad that i had to let the guy behind me go ahead of me because he only had a handful of items in his cart. i was glad i did. because by the time i got home i saw @jim cramer on twitter. i'm calling costco a field goal, okay, a field goal for the bulls. and that's putting the score at minus 7. bears advantage. but then something happened that knocked the bulls' socks off. something so devastating, a cataclysmically awful by about a abnet. business is so broad and so global that you knew the day was going to be cedeed to the bears. it was a question of how big a margin. give the bears 14 points on avnet. 14 points. that's two touchdowns, right? that's being charitable.
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> that is incredible. okay, guys, thanks very much. >>> now, a story you might not expect to see at costco. everyone knows the warehouse chain is a great place to stock up on basics with big discounts. now costco is giving its 60 million members the ultimate high-end shopping experience. abc's john muller has the details. >> reporter: it is famous for stretching the family dollar from toilet paper to televisions, t-shirts to t-bones. costco is the american staple for staples. now the retailer is selling fine art on its website. >> costco sells just about anything. i mean, why not? >> reporter: a matisse lithograph. $1,049. and an andy warhol. to put it another way, 2,336 rolls of kirkland brand of toilet paper or 187 pounds of cashews. costco says it keeps the cost below those of most galleries by charging no more than a 14% markup. business is booming since the art was first listed weeks ago. if you go online, you notice these masterpieces are sold out. >> i mean, i like costco. but for fine art -- i'd rather be in person. >> they're a big company and i would trust buying fine art from them. >> rep
CNBC
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am EDT
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CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
their first child, curtis, jr., early next year. dr. kim mulvihill, cbs 5. >>> costco has yanked smoked almon from store shelves following a salmonella outbreak in unit. tainted smoked salmon linked to a dutch supplier has sickened hundreds in the netherlands. costco is the only u.s. outlet to sell that particular brand of smoked salmon. 85 cases of the same strain have been reported in the u.s. since july but it's unclear how many if anything have been related to fish sold at costco. >>> good evening, meteorologist paul deanno with you. sunset at the golden gate and bay area. live outside a significant weather change is coming up as soon as tonight as we look at the sun setting. we also have to wave good bye to the heat wave. >>> i'm dennis o'donnell at the coliseum. last night the as had a huge champagne celebration. tonight they will have to try and prevent one. we'll have that story coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely p
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm PDT
way for women to block the aids virus. virus. >> haetdz up about sock around the house. costco stores emptying their shelves of smoked salmon tainted with salmonella bacteria. salmon sicken hundreds of people in the netherlands. here in the united states salmon is sold at costco warehouse stores uer the kirkland store bra me anthis name. costco pulled th product fm its shelves after beinnotified. store says they have no independent problem. people from the mevr lands got sick. u.s. federal health officials say they are only in the preliminary stage of the investigation. >>> well bay area researchers are launching a prom equity that could ultimately save literally millns of women from being infected with the aids virus and delivery system puts the technology of the winds carolyn has the story. >> estimated 3000 women around the world are infected with hive every day. majority of those cases are in subject is a har app africa. now her team from memorandum lo park develop agile that cut the numbers dramatically. >> 2 part sale. apply to the site. it will stick but such a liste
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm EDT
.30 a gallon. not quite seeing that price translate to the pump. people jammed in costco behind me to pay $4.58 a gallon. that's nearly a dime cheaper than the state's record breaking average right now. this costco was closed on friday due to a lack of supply, but governor jerry brown has ordered refiners to start selling california's winter gasoline early to boost supplies as much as 10% after hearing cries from residents complaining that filling up now costs more than $100. listen to him! >> if california slides into a recession, that recession will spread right across the country to the east coast and before the end of this year, the unemployment lines could be rising dramatically. >> reporter: oh, wait -- that was governor jerry brown during the last gasoline crisis -- 40 years ago when he was governor. and gasoline was rationed. deja vu all over again. back then it was the iran oil embargo. now the issue is really california's lack of refining capacity and the special blend of gasoline. "oil production in the state is down 50% from its peak in 1985." california imported a record 1 1/2 m
CNBC
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
protection. that's what we did today. sold some. >> yum, alcoa, costco, better than expected, the outlook, though, something to worry about. >> well, i think expectations have come down and guidance has come down. but it's going to be a market. and the perfect example today, alcoa issuing questionable guidance and more of a down beat guidance, but you had yum really executing and outdelivering. i actually think if you look at where estimates have come down, materials, industrials, staples and discretionary, i think those are interesting groups and if they are weak, you buy. i don't think that cummings news, by the way, was any new news. we've seen the data markets decline since january pretty steadily. and the fact it's not down more i think is very telling. >> where do you come down on the market? >> i think it's over. i think institutions, large institutions have been starting to distribute stocks over the last two months, the central bank liquidity really gave a boost to stocks, but the earnings picture doesn't look very good. earnings year-over-year are going to be down for the first
CNBC
Oct 15, 2012 1:00pm EDT
to the street's range of 27 cents. >>> welcome back. let's go to bmo capital's upgrade of costco to market to perform from underperform upping the target to $106. saying we're less concerned about market pressure. the stock a 17% run-up. 17% run-up so far this year. do you agree with this call and upgrade? >> let's put the call in some perspective first. he had it at market underperform, now he's put in market perform. this is the analyst equivalent of a stop out. he's throwing up his hands. we liked costco in june and talked about it extensively. i think they have better brand recognition than walmart. they have the size and ability -- >> a better brand recognition than walmart -- >> not brand recognition. clientele appears to be a little more upscale than walmart does. people like to go to costco a little bit better. costco has some hypnotic power, you go in buying things you didn't intend to. >> citi downgrading progressive to sell from neutral at citi after progressive announced a $1 special dividend payable november 29th. citi noting that shares are up 14% since the end of august and
CNBC
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> thank you. >> caller: this stock costco has me bamboozled, the stock goes up, i bought it, tanked immediately. what's up? or should i say what's down with costco? >> can i say that's not an acceptable situation in this market? do you know that broad cocom reported a beautiful quarter, got hammered, costco ran a great quarter then sold down, i told stephanie link from actionalertplus.com, buy, buy, buy, we should be buying costco for the trust right here. and that, ladies and gentlemen, is the conclusion of the "lightning round." >> the "lightning round" is sponsored by td ameritrade. >>> coming up -- public health, nps pharmaceuticals got a shot in the arm after investors bid up shares of the company ahead of an fda panel meeting. plus, since then, it's experienced a painful pullback. cramer's sitting down with its ceo and issuing his prognosis just ahead. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
eating the smoked salmon. here in the u.s. it's sold at costco stores under the kirkland store brand name and this is by one estimate, one out of -- we've stip head here, cost tow pulled this product from shelves and the store says there is no independent confirmation and health officials say they're looking into it but only just begun z by one estimate eight out of 10 women are wearing the wrong bra size. they don't know it this, expert says brau bra manufacturers trying to convince women their backs are smaller and breasts, bigger but what used to be a 36 d and now a 32 g what. do you need to do to get the right fit? >> this shutd be between your elbow and shoulder, if you're lower then it's too loose in the back. >> she recommends getting fitted and replace every six month autos stop by television rooms and chances are the sales person will try to sell you on benefits of a 3 dtv. so far amount of programming is really small. rating services say it's not measurable. 3 d video games may feel the gap. and. >> early to predict if it will be as common as color television. >> and it's hot, h
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
.52 in oakland, 4.60 in san francisco. some costcos in california have locked up their pumps running out of gas. in the bay area, costco has gasoline. gas average is 4 something? $5.39 a gallon in cupertino. it depends on the it station you go to. we have the information on the cheapest gas in your neighborhood at our website, cbssf.com/gas. >> never thought $4 would be a bargain. >>> several big events planned in the bay area over the weekend and the highway patrol is preparing for traffic gridlock especially here in san francisco. cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger joins us from san francisco to explain what areas to avoid. i guess everything. it is so busy. >> reporter: it is. that's the funny thing. the waterfront and the embarcadero, marina green, that's where a lot of stuff is going on. but yeah, there are so many events it's spread out throughout the city, north beach, castro district, unfortunately there's no great area traffic-wise this weekend. so this is going to be one of the busier spots. we are here along pier 30-32. it's dark but we have a big navy vessel you can tour for f
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
francisco, 4.53 in san jose. 4.52 in oakland. now, some costco stations down in southern california have actually run out of gas. they have locked up their pumps until further notice. gas inventory in california is the lowest in more than 10 years. we did though check with costco stations here in the bay area and they say they do have gas. everybody is hoping to find the lowest gasoline prices. don't end up here at this 76. we have all of the lowest prices for you in your neighborhood right now listed on cbssf.com/gas. live in cupertino, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> gosh, i remember when a gallon of gas was 89 cents. >> i can go lower than that but we won't go there. >>> the fleet is in, the play- offs are here in the bay area and it's all gearing up for a busy week and traffic will be a mess. >> cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger joins us now from san francisco. you know all the areas to avoid. >> reporter: i know. i wish i did. unfortunately, just every area is going to be busy. they actually made this map. this is just some of the events going on
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
to bring in the founder of costco, one of the business leaders backing the president. great to have you on the program. i know you're not a political strategist. if we're all honest, this is about trying to play to a household in ohio. i wonder if you think any needle moved on that front tonight. >> i don't know. both of these gentlemen are credible debaters and have vastly different views how things should be handled. i think they have expressed those views. in my particular case, i think the plan that president obama has is vastly superior to any of the plans presented by the romney-ryan ticket. >> to your question, though, ca carl, i think both parties accomplished what they wanted to but because of the way the vice president conducted himself throughout most of this debate, he hurt himself with independen independents. watching the dow groups online. the siing- >> laughing. >> they're calling is the al gore sii i sighing online. [ all talking at the same time ]. >> take a listen to what we heard. >> you have a few things to say here? >> a lot of duress to make up for lost ground. bu
FOX Business
Oct 25, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. it's not just the ceo, but someone working there passionate about what they do. john: costco was honest about the markups. >> only 15%, and actually costco gets value from that, not just from the super, super loyal customers, but treating employees fairly because they don't have employee turnover. they stick around. john: domino's? >> everybody does focus groups, what do you think about the product? usually it's a super secret thing. dominoes put people in ads, and the people said the crust takes like card board and the sauce tastes like ketchup. they said, we heard you. we're not going to distract you with a kin -- cinnamon crusted pizza. they worked. they got record sales after that. it boricked -- it worked. john: thank you. coming up, ann coulter will defend mitt romney against my criticisms. and ellis henican defends president obama. first, you remember this controversial political ad? the people behind it are here, and they will reveal its sequel to us for the first time here tonight. ♪ [cheers and applause] john: this election season, there was a political ad i liked
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. this costco station in southern california ran out of gas on thursday and customers were directed to another costco in a nearby town. the days of the full tank may be over for some. they can't afford it. >> i've got enough to get home. >> reporter: jessica yang, shopping for bargain brands and considering car pooling to work. >> with the gas prices rising and my income level staying the same, it's very difficult to be able to afford gas and other things and rent, things like that. >> reporter: and you can see despite the high price of gasoline, people are pumping up right now as we speak. one analyst said expect prices to continue rising for a little while. maybe $6 a gallon? i hope not. george kiriyama, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, george. >>> there's a good chance it impacts you or someone you know. an estimated 30% of children in the united states have been bullied or have bullied someone else. >> it's an epidemic growing. but there's one 5-year-old girl, born with a fatal condition, who has become a target. now her family and total strangers across the country are asking who is respo
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
to get gas at a costco this afternoon. the lines were deep and spilled right onto the street. now triple a now says the state average for a gallon of unleaded is 4.49, the highest in the country. only 12 cents lower than the state record back in 2008. >>> they're on the hunt for a burglar. palo alto police released a sketch of a suspect today spotted leaving the scene of a crime. police say a man that looks like this sketch robbed the home near arrow head yesterday morning. it was a common approach, the homeowner left the home to run an errand, and the burglar returned. when she returned she noticed a man getting into a black four-door vehicle nearby. so far in palo alto there were 160 burglaries. >>> and searching for burglary suspects, they opened fire after a neighbor confronted them on gulf drive near the intersection of key road. the suspects wearing dark clothing abandoned their silver bmw, and fled. >>> and people feeling frustrated and vulnerable with fewer officers and rising crime. they're asking the city for help. on thursday, they returned to a home broken into, and their lif
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
american product and you have to get it. >> reporter: and, we noticed this at the costco in mexico city. family after family picking up american-made baby wipes. they're actually the top-selling product here. but what was so special about those wipes? the mexican brand was cheaper. so, we went to the factory in orangeburg, new york, to find out. >> a typical product on the shelf in mexico is very weak, i mean, it hardly stays together. this is the costco product. incredibly strong. everything about this product is way better than what is current available in the mexican market. >> reporter: which is way the family keeps buying american. they shared their shopping list with the usry family. >> looks just like our grocery list. >> reporter: two families, 1,000 miles apart, with a shared appreciation for three little words. >> made in america! >> reporter: and the company that makes those baby wipes, they just hired 250 new employees and are opening a new factory in arkansas. again, 6 million jobs in the u.s. now tied with trade to mexico and that number is expected to grow in the year to
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
like that we'll have to close the doors. >> regular is $4.60 san francisco. oakland $4.52. some costco stations are out of gas. in the bay area, costco has gas. you can find the cheapest gas in your area by going to our website, cbssf.com/gas. >>> if you haven't heard there are a few big events planned in the bay area this weekend and that will likely mean traffic gridlock. cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger joins from us san francisco to explain which areas to avoid. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're at a hotspot along the waterfront. it's called carmageddon san francisco, trafficpocalypse. you might want to avoid san francisco unless you want to be part of the fun. here at pier 32 we have the big navy vessel for fleet week and we also have some of the america's cup sailing yachts. these will be two busy draws, a loud weekend if yesterday was an indication. this is video taken yesterday of practice rounds. that's the blue angels flying overhead. don't drive. this shouldn't be a shocker but parking will be hard. to avoid the most gridlock avoid the waterfront. use sid
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